Month: January 2022

Writer opposes payday loan bill | Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Recently, I was appalled to learn of a proposed bill at the Indiana Statehouse offering a “solution” to the payday loan industry. SB 352, dubbed the supervised consumer lending bill, claims to benefit the too many struggling Hoosiers…

Cartersville Tellus Science Museum | News by the lake

This is the second installment of three stories featuring things to do when visiting our northwest neighbors, Cartersville, Ga. An observatory with a 20-inch telescope, an extensive collection of minerals and fossils, a tribute to motorized transport and space exploration…

Artist Duo Diversify Their Iconic Works in New Louisiana Art & Science Museum Exhibit | Arts

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road, presents “In Empathy We Trust,” an exhibition of works by artist duo E2- Elizabeth Kleinveld and Epaul Julien, through October 30. When they met in 2010, Kleinveld and Julien recognized…

David Griggs retires from the Carpinteria History Museum/Historical Society | News

Director/curator ends 36-year career at the head of the non-profit association of the Valley David Griggs, director/curator of the Carpinteria Valley Historical Society and Museum of History, has announced that he will retire at the end of September. Dorothy Thielges,…

A first in Turkey, the ‘X Media Art Museum’ has opened its doors

A first in Turkey, the X Media Art Museum has opened its doors The ‘X Media Art Museum’ (XMAM), a first in its field in Turkey, has opened its doors. The founders of the museum, Mert Fırat, Muzaffer Yıldırım, Ferdi…

Payday loan reform is working in Ohio: Michal Marcus

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — For years, the agency I run — the Hebrew Free Lending Association (HFLA) of Northeast Ohiowhose mission is to promote economic self-sufficiency and growth for people in Northeast Ohio who lack access to safe and equitable lending…

Missouri History Museum set to reopen next week

Thursday, January 27, 2022 Job Through Jaime Lees on Thu Jan 27, 2022 at 3:08 p.m. Like many other institutions in Saint-Louis, the Missouri History Museum (5700 Lindell Blvd., 314 746-4599) and its satellite locations temporarily closed due to staffing…

The John White Lecture Series returns to the History Museum

Now in its 19th year, the Northwest Montana Historical Society’s popular John White Speaker Series returns this winter with a slate of great talks. This year, the series will be available in in-person and digital presentations. Feb. 6 – Flathead…

Autism History Museum Coming to Meridian Mall in February

Chloe Alverson Xavier DeGroat, 31, opens an autism history museum in Meridian Mall on February 4. As someone on the autism spectrum, DeGroat hopes her museum will serve as both a safe space for people on the spectrum and an…

Binghamton University Art Museum Announces Winter Exhibits

What will digital media be and do after us? What will my laptop, phone or tablet look like in a million years?How will our devices age or grow over time?What could our techno-waste be, and how could we smell and…

St. Louis Art Museum Exhibit Gives a Broader View of Impressionism | Arts and theater

“Ballet Dancers in the Wings” (circa 1890-1900) by Edgar Degas; pastel, 28×26 inches, St. Louis Art Museum, museum purchase 24:1935 Courtesy of the Saint-Louis Art Museum Impressionism is not just large paintings of water lilies or dappled skies and gardens….

Mid-America Science Museum Announces ’22 Summer Camps

The Mid-America Science Museum’s summer camp program for children ages 6 to 12 will begin June 13 and run through August 5, the museum said in a press release Tuesday. “We’re excited to bring back some old favorites and launch…

Bundanon, the Australian art museum designed to withstand floods and fires

There is no single solution to the specter of climate change. Some take a scientific approach, finding renewable sources of clean energy to change the way we live and function. Others seek to educate and inspire, or prevent. Bundanon, a…

a safe house on the Underground Railroad – WTAJ – www.wearecentralpa.com

Friday evening February 11, 2022 Video / 17 hours ago Video Midday forecast, Friday, February 11, 2022 Video / 24 hours ago Video Morning forecast, Friday, February 11, 2022 Video / 1 day ago Video Thursday evening February 10, 2022…

How predatory payday lenders keep customers hooked

“If he who conspires to silence the poor had hands, the shame would be his thumbs.”— Julia K Dinsmore “I was in my late twenties and had a few jobs and wasn’t very financially secure,” said a Cranston resident Kieran…

Tucson History Museum exhibit remembers migrants who died in Arizona

Twenty quilts sewn from clothing discarded on Arizona’s migrant trails will soon be displayed together for the first time at the Arizona Museum of History in Tucson. The 13-month exhibit, titled “Los Desconocidos: The Migrant Quilt Project,” recently opened at…

New Parrish Art Museum Board Leadership Announced

On January 23, 2022, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill announced a new slate of board leaders who will guide the museum as it enters its 10th anniversary. The new leadership includes co-chairs Frederic M. Seegal and Alexandra Stanton,…

News desk | ILLINOIS

CHAMPAGNE, Ill.—A Krannert Art Museum exhibit of prints depicting sacred and supernatural imagery will showcase modern-day treasures from across campus, including the growing collection of historic European prints in KAM’s collection. “Sacred/Supernatural: Religion, Myth and Magic in European Prints, 1450-1900is…

Personal habits that can increase financial risk

(MENAFN – ValueWalk) When it comes to things that may pose a risk to your finances, certain activities may immediately come to mind. Investing heavily in high-risk stock options, quitting your job without a back-up plan, or habitually making large,…

Museum of Black Hockey History – NBC4 Washington

The mobile museum of NHL black hockey history celebrating the sport’s African-American pioneers and current stars has arrived in the DC area for the weekend. The visit is free. The traveling museum is in Rockville on Friday and is expected…

Cameron Art Museum announces winter programs

Programming for children and adults through February Photo: Cameron Art Museum WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington is kicking off the new year with a huge list of programming for children and adults.  The events include…

Podcast Episode: Algorithms for a Just Future

Episode 107 of EFF’s How to Fix the Internet Modern life means leaving digital traces wherever we go. But those digital footprints can translate to real-world harms: the websites you visit can impact the mortgage offers, car loans and job…

Children’s Discovery Museum to celebrate 25 years | Entertainment

NORMAL — Ellie Dew is proud to know the Children’s Discovery Museum from both sides of the counter. “I remember going to the old museum with my siblings and my mom and playing in the little grocery area. My favorite part…

In our community BCC covid vaccine clinic old colony history museum

Bristol Community College hosting COVID and flu vaccine clinic Bristol Community College will be hosting a COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 12, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Bristol Fall River campus’ Margaret L. Jackson Arts…

Ferren Gipson describes how she created The Ultimate Art Museum | Art for Sale

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Living History Museum Honors the Critical Role of Nurses

Although COVID-19 has brought the tremendous work of nurses to the spotlight, they have labored and given their hearts to heal patients throughout history. Honoring the critical role nurses have in the world and sharing the rich history and heritage…

New bioresearch hub is sculpted from UC Berkeley’s former art museum

The wait for UC Berkeley’s bold new home for research and innovation is nearly over. After two years of construction, the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub (BBH) is scheduled to open in February 2022. The facility pairs the Bakar Labs incubator with fellowships and…

The pandemic heightened concerns for many Baltimore art museum workers. Now, they’re unionizing.

Ruby Waldo says she has felt the “gravitational pull” of the Walters Art Museum nearly all her life living in Baltimore. “My relationship began with the Walters as a child where I spent many hours in the drop-in studio for…

Pandemic Stories: The Children’s Discovery Museum, the CV History Museum and the PS Art Museum Cope With the Closure—and Develop Reopening Plans

The coronavirus has made a lot of people realize they’ve been living life with a gross underappreciation for human connection—including the ability to go to a museum and learn with others. So … how do museums serve the public when…

The Making of—and Effort to Save—the Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Share Tweet Share Share Email Is it just me, or does everyone have a first recollection of hearing about Bigfoot? OK, yeah, it’s just me. Growing up in Santa Cruz, my parents were childbirth instructors. Every Wednesday, they would have…

Denver Art Museum Reimagined Campus Opens To Public Oct. 24 | Colorado

DENVER, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Denver Art Museum (DAM) reopens its expanded and reimagined campus to the public with a free general admission day on October 24, 2021, unveiling all eight levels of its iconic Gio Ponti-designed Lanny and Sharon Martin Building…

Watch now: Discovery Museum exhibit gets upgrade | Health

A new medical exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum is science based. READ MORE HERE. David Proeber NORMAL — Hundreds of thousands in fundraising dollars, two years and one pandemic later, the “Healthy Me!” exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum in…

Theodore Roosevelt statue removed from New York’s Museum of Natural History

A statue of Theodore Roosevelt that stood outside the American Museum of Natural History in New York for decades has been removed, the result of years of debate over a monument that critics say glorified colonialism. A crane lifted the…

The Children’s Discovery Museum will host another Covid vaccination clinic

The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will host another vaccination clinic on Sunday for eligible children and their families. The clinic follows a similar vaccination effort at the museum on January 2….

San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum Announces Upcoming Family Immunization Clinics – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (BCN) — The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will host another vaccination clinic on Sunday for eligible children and their families. The clinic follows a similar vaccination effort at the…

Soon-to-be National LGBTQ History Museum appoints new director – INTO

The American LGBTQ+ Museum, which will be the second museum dedicated solely to American LGBTQ history and culture in the country, has named Ben Garcia as its first executive director. “I have spent 20 years working in museums dedicated to…

Renton History Museum to Host Art Exhibit by Brain Injury Survivors

Next month, the Renton History Museum will host the Brain Injury Art Show, an exhibit on healing, creativity, and expression sponsored by the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington. Until February 11, The Brain Injury Art Show will feature 33 original…

Late billionaire Sheldon Solow’s secret New York art museum will finally be open to the public after a major expansion

For nearly 20 years, late developer Sheldon Solow’s $500 million art collection has sat behind closed doors, his masterpieces sealed on the ground floor of a Midtown Manhattan office building. People could see through the windows of the eponymous Solow…

Endangered hammerhead sharks die at Miami Frost Science Museum

When you think of a deadly season of sharks, you probably imagine blood in the water, severed limbs and the ominous two-note snorkel of Jaws. But a three-month stint at the Frost Science Museum last year saw three shark deaths,…

MLK Jr.’s dream honored at Ohio Museum of History

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Hundreds of parents and their families spent their Monday at the Ohio History Museum honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the museum’s annual open house . Children had the chance…

Discovery Museum’s new exhibit needs a few more donations – The Morning Sun

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum needs a few more donors to help fully fund its new exhibit. The museum’s next exhibition is called “3, 2, 1…Blast Off! It is a rocket climbing structure that also offers different STEM components such as…

Proposed science museum in Fargo-Moorhead receives $1 million donation

A science museum project in the Fargo-Moorhead area has received a million dollar donation from a local business leader. Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum officials say John Ballantyne’s donation will help with facility planning and feasibility studies for relocating to the community…

CFPB gets payday rule restoration challenge

By Katryna Perera (January 14, 2022, 7:24 PM EST) – A DC federal judge on Friday dismissed a case against the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding the agency’s decision to repeal capacity underwriting requirements for reimbursement for payday lenders,…

Art museum memberships every Houstonian should have

Like Houston’s arts district continues to grow, residents are encouraged to take full advantage of the city’s main institutions. At its most basic level, membership in a museum or arts society provides access to more frequent visits, exclusive freebies, and…

Column: This San Diego Museum of Natural History program lets you bring home creatures large and small

When Carroll DeWilton Scott was hired as the first director of education at the San Diego Museum of Natural History in 1920, one of his first projects was the Nature Cabinet program. With the help of a new Ford truck,…

Science Museum, the new “Stem” laboratory to fall in love with science subjects

From Marta Gaza Algorithms, software and visual data in the new laboratories of the “Future Inventor” space. Three rooms to “treat” those who suffer from physics and mathematics books Colored tubes hang from the ceiling like chandeliers. A forest of…

Aldevron founder named $1 million donor for science museum project – InForum

FARGO — Aldevron co-founder and chief science officer John Ballantyne has been announced as the $1 million donor to help launch the Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum project. News of the donation broke last week following an anonymous donation of $225,000, but…

S’pore Art Museum opens Friday with musical mushrooms and forced flirtation

The Singapore Art Museum opens its unique new location on Friday with a wealth of things to see and experience – and even more special exhibits. The museum known as SAM will launch its new, larger space near the shipping…

Local Museum of Arts and Sciences Opens Louisiana Art Exhibit

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — The Louisiana Art and Science Museum explores the work of Louisiana artists from the 19th century to today with an exhibit titled “Our Louisiana.” “During my time at LASM, I have developed a great fondness…

NEH grants go to expansion of LACMA, Dred Scott’s ‘living’ history museum – ARTnews.com

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $ 24.7 million in grants to a range of art spaces, scholars and historic sites, with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art receiving some of…

The Louisiana Museum of Arts and Sciences exhibits “Our Louisiana”

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) exhibits “Our Louisiana” in the main gallery, floor 1, from January 16, 2021 to January 14, 2024. “Our Louisiana,” an exhibition exploring the work of Louisiana-born and Louisiana-based artists from…

Stephen Hawking’s desk on display at the Science Museum

Next month, just after Professor Stephen Hawking would have turned 80, the Science Museum will open a new exhibition dedicated to the professional life of the world-renowned theoretical physicist. The exhibition will feature significant objects from Hawking’s office, providing insight…

St. Louis Museum of Contemporary Art receives scholarship

“By supporting these young creatives and helping them apply their skills in a variety of fields, we are investing in a better future for all of us.” ST. LOUIS – Since 1995, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) flagship adolescent…

Family Fun Science Day and Game Changers at the Science Museum, Oops! All vegan restaurants | Jackson Free Press

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is hosting a Family Fun Science Day event on Saturday, January 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photo of Imani Khayyam The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (2148 Riverside Dr.) is hosting a…

The Saint Louis Art Museum will close until February 1

The Saint Louis Art Museum announced Friday morning its closure until the end of January. A statement released by Barbara B. Taylor’s manager, Min Jung Kim, cited a wave of positive COVID cases among staff and their families, as well…

Bayer Fund awards $ 15,000 grant to Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis | The living

Since 1995, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) ‘s flagship adolescent education program, New Art in the Neighborhood (NAN), has exposed high school students in the St. Louis and Illinois area to opportunities. training, teaching and development of seasoned artists…

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Presents Upcoming Family Day and Current Exhibition

The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum has several upcoming special events and an exciting exhibit in its newly renovated space in historic City Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway (33432). For more information please call 561.395.6766 or visit www.BocaHistory.org. Family…

Renton History Museum calls for community support after pandemic

The Renton History Museum is asking for financial support from the community after being challenged by the pandemic in recent years. At the start of the pandemic, the Renton History Museum closed for nearly a year, resulting in a loss…

Missouri History Museum Honors Martin Luther King Jr. This Weekend With Interactive Activities | Family

Photo courtesy of Missouri History Museum By Andrea Smith The Missouri History Museum in St. Louis is closed to the public at least through the end of this month due to the latest outbreak of COVID-19, but its staff has…

Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum to receive $1.2 million in donations to advance efforts – InForum

FARGO — A local private organization donated $225,000 to efforts at the Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum, providing the first boost in its efforts to develop the facility. The organization wanted to remain anonymous, but FMSM board chairman Ken Brazerol said the…

Richmond Robert E. Lee Statue Heads To Black History Museum | Smart News

Richmond dismantled his statue of Robert E. Lee in September 2021. Photo by Steve Helber – Pool / Getty Images Months after his withdrawal from Richmond’s Avenue of Monuments, a huge equestrian statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has…

Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond may head to Black History Museum – ARTnews.com

A Confederate monument to Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia that has become a flashpoint in America’s fierce debate over public monuments may have a new home: the city’s Black History Museum and Cultural Center. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and…

Virginia History Museum closes so final touches can be made to expansion | news / fairfax

[Sun Gazette Newspapers provides content to, but otherwise is unaffiliated with, InsideNoVa or Rappahannock Media LLC.] The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) in Richmond will soon complete the largest and most transformative renovation in its nearly 200-year history. The…

SJ’s Children’s Discovery Museum offers free passes for vaccinated guests at clinic – NBC Bay Area

The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will co-host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Sunday, providing free access to the museum for families getting vaccinated. The clinic will be open to residents ages…